Jadon Sancho starred on his first England start against Czech Republic (Picture: Getty)Manchester United have held preliminary talks with Jadon Sancho’s representatives ahead of potential summer transfer.
The Borussia Dortmund starlet made an impressive first start for England on Friday night, providing an assist for the first of Raheem Sterling’s three goals in a 5-0 Euro 2020 qualifier against Czech Republic at Wembley.
Metro.co.uk revealed in August that the 18-year-old was already inked in a potential target, prior to the sacking of Jose Mourinho in December.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has masterminded a stunning turn of fortunes and the Norwegian, who is expected to be confirmed as Mourinho’s permanent successor in the summer, has given his blessing to the pursuit of Sancho.
The former Manchester United striker wants to build his team around a young forward line blessed pace and agility, according to The Sun.
Sancho began his career at Watford’s academy before moving to Manchester City where he grew tired of waiting for first team opportunities under Pep Guardiola.
The talented winger took the brave decision to leave for the Bundesliga 18 months ago and has emerged as one of the most exciting attacking players in Europe.
United are said to have been quoted £70m but are likely to have to pay closer to £100m to land one of their primary targets, given they face competition from Paris Saint-Germain, while Dortmund raised £135.5m from the sale of Ousmane Dembele prior to purchasing Sancho from City for just £8m.
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